Elizabeth "Betsy" Brown Stephens a Cherokee Indian who walked the Trail of Tears in 1838 ------ Learn and talk about Trail of Tears, American Old West, Cherokee Nation Chickasaw tribe, Ethnic cleansing in the United States
FAMILY Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians
Chief Naiche was the final hereditary chief of the Chiricahua band of Apache. Naiche's name, which in English means "meddlesome one" or "mischief maker". He was the youngest son of Cochise. Naiche died on March 1919 in Mescalero, New Mexico.